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Name Every Hurling Championship Top Scorer Of The Last 30 Years

championship scorers

In our latest hurling quiz, we are asking you to name the top scorers of every All-Ireland Hurling Championship since 1990. You will have six minutes to name each hurler. As usual, you do not have to include the players’ surnames, first names will suffice. As a hint, we have included the county each sharpshooter represented. You may notice that …

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Quiz: Name The Iconic Hurling Team Of The Century

Team of the century

Can you name all 15 members of the legendary Hurling Team of the Century? This team was selected in 1984 as part of the GAA’s centenary year celebrations and is comprised of the best hurlers to feature throughout the 1900s. Six counties are represented on the Team of the Century and the players’ county is named as a hint in …

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How Well Do You Remember The 2019 Hurling Championship?

hurling championship

The future of the 2020 All-Ireland Hurling Championship remains in doubt amid the COVID-19 pandemic, so we are casting our minds back to happier times, namely this time last year when we had an exciting summer ahead of us. After a brilliant Allianz League campaign, reigning champions Limerick were heading into the championship as the team to beat, Galway looked …

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Quiz: How Well Do You Remember Classic 2010 All-Ireland Final?

All-Ireland final 2010

With no live-action to keep us entertained, we’re diving into the archives to recall some of the best hurling moments in recent memory and quizzing you on them, starting with the 2010 All-Ireland final. 2020 marks the ten year anniversary since Tipperary defeated Kilkenny in the All-Ireland hurling final, famously stopping the Cats’ ‘Drive for Five’. In a day that …

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Name Hurlers To Have Won All-Irelands In Three Different Decades

All-Irelands

With no live GAA action at the minute, we have trawled through the All-Ireland Championship history books and found a number of interesting statistics.  While an impressive and special achievement, winning multiple All-Irelands is no longer a rare occurrence, many on the 2019 Tipperary panel collected their third Celtic Cross of that decade alone. However, winning All-Irelands across a number …

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Quiz: Name The Eye-Catching All-Star Hurling Team Of 2016

All-Star 2016

It’s time for another All-Star hurling team of the year quiz and this time we’re turning our focus to 2016 when Tipperary reclaimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup.  In what was a very successful season for the Premier County, they first collected the Munster Cup before overcoming Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final on a scoreline of 2-29 to 2-20, winning their …

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Recalling The Infamous 2012 Semi-Final From Lar Corbett’s Perspective

Tipperary Kilkenny

“It was hard to believe how poor Tipperary were. This was their biggest championship defeat since 1897, I don’t know what was going on, it was confusing and embarrassing.”  Those were some the thoughts of RTÉ commentator Michael Duignan on the Sunday Game on the evening of the All-Ireland semi-final in 2012. Tipperary – All-Ireland champions in 2010 and finalists …

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Quiz: Name The Hurling XV Who Took Home All-Star Honours In 2015

All-Star 2015

Next up in our series of quizzes on the All-Star hurling teams of the last decade, it’s 2015 and another successful year for the Cats. Brian Cody’s side recorded back-to-back All-Ireland titles after a battle with Galway in the decider in Croke Park. The side’s had met earlier that year in the Leinster final with Kilkenny prevailing by seven points …

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Quiz: Can You Name This All-Star Hurling Team From 2012?

All-Star 2012

Following on in our series of the All-Star Hurling teams of the last decade, it’s time to test your knowledge of the 15 players who made the cut in 2012. Another memorable year of action saw Brian Cody’s Kilkenny side record back-to-back All-Ireland titles, though in 2012, Galway provided the opposition in the decider. In what was a historic year …

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Quiz: Name The Tricky All-Star Hurling Team From 2011

All-Star 2011

Last week, we tested your knowledge of the legendary All-Star hurling team from 2010, now it is time to move onto the 2011 edition.  As you will probably recall, that was the year Kilkenny and Tipperary met in the third instalment of their thrilling final trilogy with Brian Cody’s side winning out on a scoreline of 2-17 to 1-16, avenging …

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Quiz: Name The Sensational All-Star Hurling Team From 2010

hurling 2010

2010 was a magical year for hurling with some outrageous clashes that will last long in the memory. It will be remembered most, of course, as the year Tipperary stopped Kilkenny’s ‘Drive For Five’ following a topsy turvy season that saw them knocked out of the Munster Championship in the first round by Cork. They fought back to set up …

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Ranking The Top Contenders In Hurling With Break In Play

Unfortunately, hurling and Gaelic football are on hiatus and it’s looking more and more likely that the break will be extended due to Covid-19.  However, this break in play allows us an opportunity to step back and analyse who are the top contenders in hurling following what has been an interesting Allianz League group campaign. So here are the hurling …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned All-Ireland Hurling Champions In 2020?

All-Ireland

The future of GAA in Ireland in 2020 is uncertain given the current impact Covid-19 has had on sporting events. However, we hope that we will have a smooth-running championship to look forward to this summer.  2019 was certainly filled with plenty of drama, from Waterford’s poor showing to Galway’s early exit to the tense semi-finals that saw Kilkenny and …

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